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Nazi gold train 'found in Poland'

Post by Marcus » 19 Aug 2015 17:47

Two people in Poland say they may have found a Nazi train rumoured to be full of gold, gems and guns that disappeared in World War Two, Polish media say.
The train is believed to have gone missing near what is now the Polish city of Wroclaw as Soviet forces approached in 1945.
A law firm in south-west Poland says it has been contacted by two men who have discovered the armoured train.
Polish media say the men want 10% of the value of the train's contents.
Local news websites said the apparent find matched reports in local folklore of a train carrying gold and gems that went missing at the end of World War Two near Ksiaz castle.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-33994483

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Re: Nazi gold train 'found in Poland'

Post by panzerplatten » 19 Aug 2015 20:28

Poland looking into report of Nazi treasure train found http://dailym.ai/1WEBzp0
Same story
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Re: Nazi gold train 'found in Poland'

Post by wm » 19 Aug 2015 22:03

According to the lawyer representing those people they have found something, they believe its an armored train, and now they follow the proper procedure to be awarded their share as specify by law.
They don't know what's on that train, maybe gold, maybe Bormann's body - quite likely its empty.

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Gold train found in Poland

Post by Annelie » 20 Aug 2015 12:58

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Wroclaw as Soviet forces approached in 1945.

A law firm in south-west Poland says it has been contacted by two men who have discovered the armoured train.

Polish media say the men want 10% of the value of the train's contents.

Local news websites said the apparent find matched reports in local folklore of a train carrying gold and gems that went missing at the end of World War Two near Ksiaz castle.




The claim was made to a law office in Walbrzych, 3km (2 miles) from Ksiaz castle.

Walbrzych's local leader Roman Szelemej said he was sceptical about the supposed find but would monitor developments.

"Lawyers, the army, the police and the fire brigade are dealing with this," Marika Tokarska, an official at the Walbrzych district council, told Reuters.

"The area has never been excavated before and we don't know what we might find."

Map of Poland showing Wroclaw and Walbrzych - August 2015
Two news websites in Walbrzych said the train that was found had guns on turrets along its side. One website, walbrzych24.com, said (in Polish) that one of the men was Polish and the other German.

They were liaising with officials in the city, who have since formed an emergency committee led by the mayor to investigate the claims, the website says.

Another site, Wiadomosci Walbrzyskie, said (in Polish) the train was 150m long and may have up to 300 tonnes of gold on board.

Joanna Lamparska, a historian who focuses on the Walbrzych area, told Radio Wroclaw the train was rumoured to have disappeared into a tunnel, and that it had gold and "hazardous materials" on board.

Previous searches for the train in the same area had proved fruitless, Radio Wroclaw said.








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Re: Gold train found in Poland

Post by Mark in Cleveland, Tn. » 23 Aug 2015 06:13

This clap trap nonsense makes the *rounds* every couple years. Total crap bull

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Re: Gold train found in Poland

Post by Annelie » 23 Aug 2015 15:12

Most very likely it is claptrap but one time
it would be nice if it were true.

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Re: Gold train found in Poland

Post by HaShomer » 23 Aug 2015 16:18

Any news from Poland since this first came out?

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Re: Nazi gold train 'found in Poland'

Post by wm » 26 Aug 2015 18:04

Today it was revealed that according to those two treasure hunters, the train is located within the administrative boundaries of the city of Wałbrzych.
And according to the filed claim its cargo probably is: self-propelled guns on railway platforms, valuables, valuable industrial materials and bullion.
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Re: Nazi gold train 'found in Poland'

Post by GregSingh » 26 Aug 2015 23:45

I would think you don't get lawyers involved for nothing, who's going to foot the bill?
Anyway I don't expect anyone claiming alleged gold bullion, after those articles in US press calling gold a "pet rock" and of "no real value".
Who wants to own worthless pet rock from Poland? :D
If we become increasingly humble about how little we know, we may be more eager to search.

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Re: Nazi gold train 'found in Poland'

Post by panzerplatten » 27 Aug 2015 20:01

Nazi 'gold train' found... but may just contain military equipment http://dailym.ai/1fHB3oJ
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Re: Nazi gold train 'found in Poland'

Post by wm » 28 Aug 2015 07:31

The lawyers hasn't done much yet, produced a few pages of of lawyer-talk and now they are basking themselves in the limelight.
It's quite possible it's a failed elaborate prank or the result of a delusion.
Although yesterday, a big fish in The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage said he is convinced the train is real so who knows.

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Re: Nazi gold train 'found in Poland'

Post by Annelie » 28 Aug 2015 13:48

If it were by any chance true and there is gold aboard "the" train
just who would have ownership? Surely not the Poles?

As someone pointed out to me yesterday
Not their gold in 1945. Not their train in 1945. Not their land in 1945

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Re: Nazi gold train 'found in Poland'

Post by forresty » 28 Aug 2015 14:23

http://wiadomosci.gazeta.pl/wiadomosci/ ... iu.html#MT

Polish authorities are almost in full confidence that 'Golden Train' exists. They've obtained geo-radar documentation and they are sure that the train is in a tunnel. Where? The duo that found it acquired information from a man that was a member of the German staff that was present there in 1944. That was a deathbed confession. The train is somewhere between 61-65km of the No. 274 railroad. Near Lubiechów.

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Re: Nazi gold train 'found in Poland'

Post by Marcus » 28 Aug 2015 14:56

A group calling itself The Silesian Research Group insists that it in fact found the legendary train here over two years ago.
And it says a duo who filed a claim with local authorities for the treasure two weeks ago somehow pilfered their information.
Those two men, a Pole and a German, have told local officials they will divulge the exact location of the lost train for 10 per cent of the value of its cargo.
If they are right in having discovered Third Reich plunder, such a reward could make them billionaires overnight.
But they are not the ones who found it first, according to the research team. One group member, who asked not to be identified after receiving threatening phone calls from a 'mysterious man,' told MailOnline: 'About two or three years ago we carried out extensive research of the area using geo-radar and magnetic readings.
'We came across an anomaly about 70 metres below the surface and further investigation revealed this was most likely a train.
'It is well-known that the Nazis built a network of railway lines under the mountains.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... cials.html

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Re: Nazi gold train 'found in Poland'

Post by wm » 28 Aug 2015 15:44

Annelie wrote:If it were by any chance true and there is gold aboard "the" train
just who would have ownership? Surely not the Poles?
The international law says it's Polish property, so called abandon former German property.
If they are right in having discovered Third Reich plunder, such a reward could make them billionaires overnight.
Not quite, the train and its cargo can be declared a national treasure of great historical value and then they will only get a nice thank-you letter.
But bullion and valuable industrial materials can't, so they should pray for as much of them as possible.

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